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FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 2:00am PDT
president obama heads to colorado to push for new gun control legislation. but he's coming under some serious fire for using decades-old information to sell a key part of his plan. we're live from washington. >> president obama barack obama continues his pressure campaign on a reluctant congress to pass federal gun control legislation. he's heading to colorado to meet with police and local lawmakers displaying a gun control package signed into law by governor john hick looper, yet his arguments are supposedly full of stale statistics. 40% of all gun purchases were made without a background check, but that number is almost 20 years old. >> why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult for a dangerous person to get his or her hand on a gun? why wouldn't we want to close the loophole that allows as many as 40% of all gun purchases to take place without a background check? why wouldn't we do that? >> that 40% bit was pulled from a study where 251 answered the question about where they got their guns. now we're hearing from groups like the washington gun association. members held a press
KCSMMHZ
Apr 3, 2013 6:00am PDT
: u.s. president barack obama met with the singaporean prime minister in washington on tuesday. singapore has agreed to a u.s. plan to deploy cutting-edge combat ships to the country on a rotational basis, beginning as early as this month. obama expressed his appreciation to the country for allowing the u.s. to use military related facilities. >> i'm very thankful for singapore and its partnership. i'm thankful to prime minister lee for his outstanding work. >> singapore is very happy that the u.s. and the obama administration has been putting greater emphasis on its relations with asia. >> reporter: thailand and the philippines are asean members and old u.s. allies. by enhancing ties to singapore, in addition to these nations, the u.s. government is demonstrating its new defensive strategy. rebalancing to asia. mark ho, nhk world, singapore. >>> a human rights group has been looking at satellite photos of the city of matila in myanmar and they are alarmed by what they see. sectarian violence between buddhists and muslims erupted in the city two weeks ago, before and after imag
KRON
Apr 3, 2013 7:00am PDT
. the man that the hospital. >> and about a half hour from now president obama will leave washington d.c. and head west. to the bay area after stopping in, brought to pushes gun control proposals. he will head to san francisco where he will stay until tomorrow afternoon. he is attending for fund raising events while here in town. >> only 53 people, including nine attackers, have been killed in a daylong gun battle in western afghanistan. officials say the fighting broke out after suicide bombers disguised as afgan soldiers stormed the court house in farah province in a failed bid to free more than a dozen taliban . the governor says the dead include 34 civilians intense security force members. >> if you're waiting until the last minute to file your taxes there is and app that can help you make the experience as a affordable. rich demuro has the details. >> there is and app that can help you file by taking a picture of your w-2. >> it is that time of year again. ♪ have you filed your taxes check? >> i will. >> i am probably the only person. i am one of the smart people i do my taxes
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 10:00am PDT
in singapore and his parents say our government needs to get involved. new developments today in washington as president obama is now set to meet with singapore's prime minister less than an hour from now. and singaporen authorities ruled that shane todd's death a suicide and the family maintains that shane was murdered after warning that his poss in singapore may be passing along secret research to china. our research. trace gallagher live in the west coast news room with more. >> trace: it's important to note we have no idea whether this conversation will come up when the president meets with the prime minister of singapore. it's already putting strains on u.s.-singapore relations and max baucus lives where the todds live, saying he wants to block funding to singapore because he wants the singapore government to give the fbi all of the evidence in this case. now, singapore has requested some assistance from the fbi, but apparently not enough to satisfy senator baucus. now, the reason that shane todd's family believes he was murdered and it was made to look like suicide is that shane todd
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 3:00pm PDT
a overlooking. >> chris: no doubt. [ laughter ] >> i just have to get that in. obama runs in 2008 as a man who is going to change our politics. he is only going to implement new ideas. he is going to change the way washington works. and the essence of the corruption he was attacking was the money. so, number one, in 2008, he is the first who refuses public financing for his campaign. he raises a billion dollars. and now what he is doing, he is campaigning, look where he is in the third of the month in the second term, if there is ever a time in the 8 years when you would relax on the money and try to govern, it would be at this point. what he has done completely in contradiction to what he promised as a candidate in 2008, he institutionalized the permanent campaign. evidence is out there raising money at the beginning of the second term when he ought to be here working on the budget on sequester and all these other issues. but now he is the essence of exactly the system that he denounced and he promised he would messianicly redeem. >> chris: let me ask you about that marah and then we will go
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 10:00am EDT
secretary chuck hagel speaks today at the national defense university at fort mcnair here in washington d.c. he plans to discuss this dj and fiscal challenges. we will have live coverage of his remarks starting at 12:30 p.m. eastern. president obama heads to colorado today. he will talk about the state's newly passed gun control laws. he will be at the denver police academy to for universal background checks as well as for congress to at least vote on assault weapons ban and limit some large capacity magazines. it begins at 5:00 p.m. eastern and we will have live coverage here on c-span. tonight, a look at protest troops in america. we recently talked with the code pink cofounder on how protest movements fit into the political discussion. we want to get your reaction to the conversation with your phone call, tweets, and facebook comments. a brief look at what you will see. >> i am very pleased to be joined by my wife kathy and my brother tom. >> i speak for the mothers -- pakistan and somalia. >> please remove that woman. >> the obama administration refused to tell congress what countries
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
for you just a bit of that op ed piece that he wrote in "the washington post" on friday. obama erred in trying to use newtown to build support for his positions on taxes, energy and eupl aeu congratulations and compounded the error by sending joe biden off to conduct a study, an unnecessary delay when solutions were obvious. once the president took his foot off the accelerator no other action, not even michael bloomberg's ad campaign could maintain the momentum. directed very much at the president there, jim. >> right although of course i hope hillary clinton loved that line about biden failing, didn't she? i think what's really happening also is a greater precision about what is going on. rand paul asked last week, look, show me one thing in these gun proposal has would have stopped these guys from killing. and i don't think anybody had a good answer to them. as a matter of fact will salatan at slate.com this morning went through the cases of jar rod laughner, james holmes and the guy in connecticut, adam lan today and said these people were all clearly mentally ill, they were crazy
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2013 5:00pm EDT
in washington with the vice president joe biden. he outlined the obama administration efforts to expand export opportunities for american companies. this is 35 minutes. ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen please welcome the vice president of the united states, joe biden. ♪ ♪ [applause] >> good afternoon, chairman, members of the board of directors, and ladies and gentlemen. my name is jeneane. i am the founder and the co-owner of miss jenny's pickles to read our headquarters are located in corners all north carolina. i am so honored and so grateful to be introducing vice president joe biden, our keynote speaker. but before i do i would like to share our story. miss jenny's pickles was born after our business partner and i were laid off during the recession. we took a family recipe, and we start our own company. in the beginning we grew our own cucumbers and we jarred every jar. our partnership was formed with a local ymca to use their kitchen. we knocked on doors for the stores to carry our pickles and we were in 50 stores by 2010. by the end of 2011, we were carried into hundred stores, and by th
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 2:00pm PDT
. according to the "washington post" the daughter of the former president will be president obama's pick to be ambassador to japan. kennedy was an early supporter of president obama along with her uncle the late senator ted kennedy during the 2008 presidential campaign. caroline follows a long list of high-profile ambassadors to japan including former vice president walter mondale, mike mansfield and also howard baker. it's a high-level position. good for her. we'll be right back. yeah? then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. silence. are you in good hands? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ >>> do you see the party ever pivoting or doing a 180 on gay marriage? >> they might. if they do, they're going to lose a large par
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 4:00pm PDT
do. >>> wow. looks like caroline kennedy is headed to tokyo. according to the "washington post" the daughter of the former president will be president obama's pick to be ambassador to japan. kennedy was an early supporter of president obama along with her uncle the late senator ted kennedy during the 2008 presidential campaign. caroline follows a long list of high-profile ambassadors to japan including former vice president walter mondale, mike mansfield and also howard baker. it's a high-level position. good for her. we'll be right back. 'cuz if my e gets stuck... [ booooooom! ] ...we hot water heaters can transform into rocket propelled wrecking balls. and if you got the wrong home insurance coverage, it's your bank account that might explode. so get allstate. [ dennis ] good hands. good home. make sure you have the right home protection. talk to an allstate agent. [ male announcer ] book ahead and save up to 20 percent at doubletree.com, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy. doubletree by hilton. where the little things mean everything. >>> do you see the party ever pivoting
MSNBC
Apr 1, 2013 11:00pm PDT
to the "washington post" the daughter of the former president will be president obama's pick to be ambassador to japan. kennedy was an early supporter of president obama along with her uncle the late senator ted kennedy during the 2008 presidential campaign. caroline follows a long list of high-profile ambassadors to japan including former vice president walter mondale, mike mansfield and also howard baker. it's a high-level position. good for her. we'll be right back. >>> do you see the party ever pivoting or doing a 180 on gay marriage? >> they might. if they do, they're going to lose a large part of their base because evangelicals will take a walk. >> take a walk. welcome back to "hardball." social conservative wing of the republican party is not about to roll over and be ignored. as "politico" reports today they're sick and tired of gop autopsies that point the finger of blame for 2012 losses at them. anyway, culture conservatives like rick santorum and mike huckabee intend to stand firm on social conservative ground. that ground is pretty far to the right. remember rick santorum's commen
CNBC
Apr 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >>> the obama administration is pushing for banks to make home loans available to americans with weaker credit. cnbc's eamon javers joining us now with more of the details. eamon? >> good evening, brian. the "washington post" reported this story this morning. let me walk you through the details of what they say is a campaign by obama administration officials to push banks to loosen their lending standards when it comes to home mortgages. the "post" saying that the obama administration wants those banks to begin to lend again post-crisis. they say they've ratcheted the standards up too high and they want the banks to use those taxpayer-backed programs that enable them to do it and they're also urging the department of justice to reassure banks they won't be subject to prosecution or investigation if they move toward lending to people with lower credit scores. apparently, obama administration officials now feeling that some of the bank loan requirements of 20% down and near pristine credit scores are too high and that's hurting the housing recovery
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
the united states. "washington journal" is live with your calls and e-mails next. ♪ host: that line this morning, obama publishes planned to build roads and bridges. good morning and welcome to this edition of the "washington journal." today is saturday, march 30, 2013. peter baker writes -- useppa proposals to generate money construction projects. that is what we want to talk about the first 45 minutes paying to improve america's infrastructure. 585-3880. for democrats. call us ats can 202-585-3882. you can reach out was with social media. for twitter, @cspanwj. facebook.com/c-span. is in thise of what morning's new york times -- we want to show you a little bit about what the president had to say. first, we will take some calls regarding paying to improve america's infrastructure. the first call is from james in riverside, california. caller: good morning. about the you think president's planned? they are proposing a marriage of public and private investment to pay for construction projects. caller: it sounds like a beautiful place -- plan. i love the way obama is very articulate
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 4:00pm PDT
of working with the republicans now in charge there mr. obama's aides feel house republicans especially the tea party wing are largely responsible for the gridlock in washington. the president says he can best move the country forward by helping make nancy pelosi speaker again. open government advocates say he should lead the effort to reduce the role of money in elections like he has called for. >> we're not, you know, at least common cause is not saying he should disarm and not doing that as i said, that is the game right now how it's played. we would like to see the rules of the game changed. and for president obama as the president to stand up and start pushing for some of these reforms to change the way we pay for politics. >> president is committed to 14 fundraisers for house and senate democrats this year and probably more next year. jon? >> wendell goler, thanks. >> the feds predict their could soon be thousands of surveillance drones patrolling the u.s. now a designer claims his clothing can protect you from those eyes in the sky. he calls it stealth wear. this is the full body
Current
Apr 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
not reached washington yet. >> john: you look at what happened last week in this country with marriage equality. if the people lead, the leaders will follow. people were for it before barack obama came out for it as well. i want to ask you sam then you, colin how do you grade the president's speeches? we haven't heard specific critiques about the up-or-down vote he demanded in the state of the union ain't gonna happen. >> i'm not convinced it isn't going to happen. there will be a lot of amendments and there's a question as to what bill is going to make it to the floor. that seems to change on a daily basis. i think he's right to push this call for giving a vote because there's a lot of electeds who don't want to take the vote. they're worried about it. that means that if there is a vote, they'll feel a lot of pressure to vote in favor of some type of legislation. but -- so i think it is early to grade the president. i think in this instance, i don't think he's doing such a bad job. he's going out to connecticut. he's going out to the country. he's taking it to the people. and so i thi
FOX News
Mar 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
obama couldn't get climate change through a democratic congress a few years ago. the regulations on climate change are coming. everyone in washington is gearing up for us. people in congress, lobbyists. there could be court challenges, basically couldn't get it done through congress. so he will do it administratively through regulation. bill: environmentalists love this. >> yeah. bill: this is what they believe will reduce smog all over america. >> that's correct. bill: politically though, does it sell? >> i think it will be very difficult and here's why, bill. because there is some democrats from red states, also from oil and gas states, mary landrieu who is up for re-election in 2014. mark begich from alaska will be outspoken on this. and there will be effort on any climate change regulations that republicans and democrats will team up and try to overturn these regulations. now, it could pass the house, probably not the senate. and obama would veto it, that will put pressure on the white house especially when the economy is so fragile. i think the obama administration is going
CSPAN
Apr 1, 2013 12:30am EDT
with james white of the government accountability office. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. president obama and his family attended easter services today at st. john's episcopal church near the white house. it is known as the church of the president. st. john says every president has visited the church since james madison. you can see the obama is as they began a short walk from lafayette park to the white house. as they began a short walk from lafayette park to the white house. >> next, a discussion on china's relationship with north korea. then an obama treasury official -- and obama administration treasury official discusses park and the dodd-frank financial regulation law. then a look at cyber security and international law. how relationsn between china and north korea affect the u.s. will hear from john park of harvard university's center for science and international affairs. he talks about the strength and relationships -- relationship between the two countries communist parties, and the consolidation of power by kim jong-un, and the unintended consequences
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
a spike in the coverage in washington, d.c. and the fact dmz even talk about barbara walters the talk about keith olberman and about paul ryan and president obama and michelle obama. us weekly is the same, people magazine. there are so many outlets that have no interest in washington because they were traditionally thought of as boring and stale. but just in the past four years and is significantly out. >> host: from politico this evening, people watching in washington, d.c. the headline is mccain it's a tv show, the daughter of senator john mccain. we go to michigan next, to hear from glen. >> i would like to say a couple things about professor hall's appearance of politicians and that kind of thing. one is i guess it means the clich the caller showed this more seriously though, i kind of disagree. i really don't care what any of these people look like. i feel that this kind of underestimating the audience. i think it is really a big problem. that's where you get a lot of this nonsense because the power that the elite or whenever clich you want to use, they don't think people
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2013 9:00am EDT
advisor to president obama, valerie jarrett, spoke about her role in the white house and limited politics. her remarks are part of the atlantic's women in washington series. this is just under an hour. >> thank you, elizabeth and terry, thank you very much. and all of you for being here. thank you, valerie. i will tell you about a couple things about valerie before we get started. because we want to dive in. full disclosure. valerie and i used to work together. we worked on the first obama presidential campaign and as you heard i worked in the white house. but know i get a chance to ask her all the questions i always wanted to ask. valerie is senior advisor to president obama. she oversees the white house office of public engagement, a very important office for the president and head of council on women and girls. she was a senior official in many capacities in the city of chicago and was the chief executive officer of the habitat company. she also was, is a lawyer and practiced in a couple law firms. has gone from law to private business, government, different levels and now to the very,
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
difficult is this for the administration? we have a poll think if president obama wanted to reinstate the white house tours he would have the power to do that, 63%. what does that tell us about the political implications? >> there is a cynicism about washington in general. the administration just applied to congress and everyone would blame congress for things. that is pretty good reflex to blame congress. people are suspicious and cynical about the white house. and people do think there are games being played here. martha: yeah. we'll see. what kind of impact that has and you know, every president has, you know, certain amount of credibility and credit that they can sort of call in. we'll see whether or not it was injured to any extent by this exercise. rich, thank you. >> thank you, martha. you too. bill: we know a judge is clearing athe way for a big city in america to file for bankruptcy. this could mean big changes for retirement plans for a lot of people. so we're wondering whether or not this is just the beginning? martha: it is not "baywatch." it is a supermodel turned superhe
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2013 12:00pm EDT
they vote orlando johnson not vote -- or not voting on and screwing up in washington, d.c.. >> media has consequences. people are informed and misinformed. from the "obama -- "baltimore sun," and i covered chemical belts, plants blew up, and i asked why it kept happening. he said the problem is what's killing us is not what we don't know, but what we know. the american public knows a lot of things that are so, like how the government works, how politics work, and they actually don't. >> right. >> you know? gets to the question of sort of obligation, i mean, are we crowding out stuff that would batter inform them? are we, you know, should we be using their obsession with celebrity to better inform them? >> in a strange way, i think that, actually, that's the upside of everything you talk about. look, maybe a lot of people have it wrong, but i'm a great, great -- i'm not a great believer in the church of journalism, okay? i've known too many journalists, too many people behave in too many bad ways, and in a very primitive interpretation, i think it was john stewart who many, many years ago
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